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British Museum
Find inspiration in free talks next week on Bronze Age art, ancient Cyprus and Roman money
For #Pride2015 discover same-sex desire and gender identity in this Museum trail
New on the blog: Richard Parkinson discusses sexual identity in #DefiningBeauty #Pride2015
Discover digital music in this free workshop for families this weekend in our #SamsungCentre
This striking photo taken by @charlesimperialpendragon shows the colossal limestone bust of Amenhotep III in the Egyptian Sculpture Gallery (Room 4). #regram #repost Share your photos of the British Museum with us using #mybritishmuseum and tag @britishmuseum
In a medieval mint one worker could produce 2,000 coins a day! #MoneyFact #PayDay
Discover the history of money in our Citi Money Gallery. Every #PayDay we share a #MoneyFact!
Retrace the steps that led to the recent rediscovery of Richard III in this lecture on 17 July
This is a portrait of Richard III, who became King of England #onthisday in 1483
Don't miss the remarkable works of ancient Greek art in #DefiningBeauty, closing 5 July!
Discover ancient Greek depictions of male and female roles in the household #FridayFigure
A #ThrowbackThursday from our #archives! It is early morning in 1875 in the Main Entrance Hall of The British Museum, and staff are preparing for the public. Until 1878 the Museum was open on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and until midday on Saturdays. Tuesdays and Thursdays were reserved for student
The @britishlibrary opened at St Pancras #onthisday in 1998! The British Museum held library collections from 1753 until the British Library was formally established in 1973. In 1759 the first Museum Reading Room opened in Montagu House, the original home of the British Museum. However, as the Museu
A #ThrowbackThursday from our #archives! This photograph shows the main entrance hall in 1875
.@britishlibrary opened at St Pancras #onthisday in 1998! Learn more about our shared history
Interested in contemporary art from #IndigenousAustralia? Come to a panel discussion on 3 July
Weapons of resistance: #IndigenousAustralia Curator Gaye blogs about the hero Jandamarra
Henry VIII was crowned king #onthisday in 1509. Here's a 19th-century portrait (after Holbein)
This amazing photo of the Great Court was captured by @alexxxs #repost #regram #architecture #BritishMuseum Share your photos of the British Museum with us using #mybritishmuseum and tag @britishmuseum
Born #otd in 1763: Napoleon’s wife Joséphine. See this portrait in #BonaparteAndTheBritish
See today’s #MysteryObject alongside other remarkable works in #DefiningBeauty, closing 5 July
Today's #MysteryObject is a pair of ancient Greek bronze greaves from 500 BC! #DefiningBeauty
It’s all in the detail! Any ideas what today’s #MysteryObject is?
The Roman emperor Vespasian, known for his wit and military skills, died #onthisday in AD 79

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